12 Ceramic Designs We Love
From a clustered chandelier to a cylindrical sky blue birdhouse, we've rounded up a dozen of our favorite ceramic designs.
Perfect for storing or serving eggs, this ceramic egg-crate holds a dozen eggs at a time. Crafted from ceramic with a brilliant red finish, this egg holder is a stylish way to serve up deviled eggs on any occasion and is dishwasher safe.
With an organic aesthetic, the ceramic Morijana cups are minimalistic yet tactile. Offered in pleasing neutral hues, these curved cups are the perfect vessel for tea, coffee, or freshly squeezed juice and double as serving bowls for your favorite condiments or a dessert course.
Sacramento-based Schmitt Design slip-cast two pendant light silhouettes—slender and squat—in translucent porcelain that, when turned on, emit a warm glow. Fabric-wrapped cords come in three colors.
One of Japan’s oldest porcelain manufacturers, Arita, hired Dutch duo Scholten & Baijings to design a minimalist tabletop collection using traditional Japanese glazes like yellow ochre and aquarelle blue.
Like a spy pen that doubles as a stealthy camera, these ceramic charm necklaces do unsuspecting double duty as data-carrying thumb drives.
Streamlined and chic, this super-sleek porcelain teapot from Danish designers Ditte Reckweg and Jelena Schou Nordentoft offers a minimalist, Scandinavian interpretation of traditional tea service.
These hand-crafted spinners are a series of porcelain planters well-suited to housing herbs, but equally adept at hanging on to pencils, candles, or small tabletop clutter. They come available in 13 different color and pattern combinations, and each piece is made to order by Long Island City-based designer Romi Hefetz.
Intended for ice cream or gelato and modeled on a crumpled paper bowl, these handmade ceramic bowls are designed to nestle in your hand. The higher back wall allows you to scoop ice cream easily till it’s all melted, then you can use the unique shape to drink the melted remains.
Phase Design’s Griffin planter is as substantial as it is stunning. Made from hand-sanded fiberglass with an automotive polyurethane gloss finish the Griffin measures in at 18-inches high and 16 inches in diameter and the Griffin XL at 28-inches high and 20 inches in diameter. Good for the indoors though better suited for the backyard, the planter can also be complemented with the Griffin Stool/Table, which features the same shape but topped with a 1.5-inch solid walnut butcher board lid.
This mid-century-modern-style planter, which stands 26 inches high, rings of Case Study House qualities but speaks strongly to those captured by recently renewed cravings for all things ceramic. Available in matte glazed, gloss glazed, and natural bisque.
The Egg Birdhouse by designer Jim Schatz gives small birds like chickadees and wrens a colorful, modern, and durable home. Available in eight glossy colors.
An overlapping articulated asymmetrical design, rendered in a smooth ceramic pendant by industrial and bespoke product designer Matt Gagnon, creates softly glowing shadows and shapes.